Introduction to AutoCAD 2008 for Civil Engineering Applications

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Published September 1, 2008
353 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-58503-485-7


The main purpose of this book is to provide civil engineering students with a clear presentation of the theory of engineering graphics and the use of AutoCAD 2008. Each chapter starts with the chapter objectives followed by the introduction. The contents of each chapter are organized into well-defined sections that contain step-by-step instructions to carry out the AutoCAD commands. The drawings shown in this book are created using AutoCAD.

This book has bee categorized and ordered into five parts:

  • Introduction to AutoCAD 2008
  • AutoCAD and architecture technology
  • Use of AutoCAD in land survey data plotting
  • The use of AutoCAD in hydrology
  • Transportation engineering and AutoCAD

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Engineering Drawing
  2. Getting Started with AutoCAD 2008
  3. Basics of 2-Dimentional Drawings
  4. Basics of 2-Dimentional Editing
  5. Layers
  6. Blocks
  7. Floor Plan
  8. Elevation
  9. Dimensioning Techniques
  10. Contours
  11. Siteplan
  12. Drainage Basin
  13. Floodplains
  14. Transportation
  15. Earthwork

Product Details

Published September 1, 2008
353 Pages
Binding: Paperback
Printing: Black and White
Print ISBN: 978-1-58503-485-7 | ISBN 10: 1585034851
Related categories:
Books > CAD > AutoCAD > 2008